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Blue Dolphin Cafe

5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
+1 941-383-3787
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“blue dolphin” (88 reviews)
“pancakes” (38 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This busy little Cafe off Armands is a must visit while in town! Great atmosphere. Fast, friendly service and very accommodating. Food was fresh and delicious with fair portion sizes!

Thank Kkig
Reviewed 4 May 2016

My favourite diner in the USA. We regularly eat here when visiting Longboat Key. Their blueberry pancakes are so yummy. I often have them for lunch instead of breakfast. The food is consistently good here. Friendly, efficient service. Usually have to line to get a...More

Thank DS6543
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I hear the waits are an hour long just to get inside during peak season. Going in late April for breakfast, it was easy to find a table but business was brisk. Gazpacho and veggie breakfast burrito was generous and delicious. Great coffee, really friendly...More

Thank driftwood29
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great service wonderful staff-very clean- The food is prepared with fresh local ingrediants-It is a great choice!

Thank TACapeCod
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Nice, friendly, reasonable breakfast with great, friendly service. Wide selection of choices & good specials. Nice list of side dishes - one is sausage gravy, which is excellent!!

Thank mwomble848
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I am a breakfast person and they definitely delivered! Huge portions, good coffee. Great for families and friendly atmosphere. Definitely check them out if you want a hearty breakfast. They also have lunch, but we didn't check the menu for lunch items.

Thank Leota T
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Our party of 4 visited on a Monday morning. We had a short wait to get a table. However, once seated, the service is quite efficient at this small diner. Several had egg dishes, which they enjoyed. Food was quite fresh and plenty of coffee...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Quickly seated, fast service but WONDERFUL food. Moderate prices. Our favorite for all breakfasts we can have. Try it, I just know you will love it too.

Thank _The_Craigs_108012
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Everything on the menu is great and you will never leave hungry! Order the blueberry pancakes for a real treat. The service is excellent and the staff members are friendly and efficient.

Thank SPageBrooks
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very quaint place. Great breakfast with friendly staff. Located in the Armand's circle but doesn't have the feel or overpriced nature of a tourist trap. Highly recommend!

Thank Mrs_Gator_H
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2015|
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Response from Winning57 | Reviewed this property |
There is the trolley bus service which costs $1.25 on Longboat key and operates the length of the Island and as far as St armands circle. The trolley bus on Anna Maria island is free. We did use the service and once we had... More
Helen C
6 July 2015|
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Response from Arzie823 | Reviewed this property |
There are no steps to get into the restaurant. It is in a little shopping mall strip. You should have absolutely no problems at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 101, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-3787
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